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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag was detected near Champerico in Guatemala



Earthquake location 13.9713S, -92.3376WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Champerico in Guatemala on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/06/17 / 2017-06-14 21:14:53 / June 14, 2017 @ 9:14 pm. Unique identifier: us20009mim. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009mim. The temblor was detected at 15:14:53 / 3:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -92.3376° West, latitude 13.9713° North, depth = 10 km.

Close country/countries, Guatemala (c. 13 550 000 pop), Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 104 km (65 miles) from Tapachula (c. 198 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Coatepeque (c. 45 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Retalhuleu (c. 36 700 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Nuevo San Carlos (c. 19 200 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Colomba (c. 19 100 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from San Sebastián (c. 14 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Brisas Barra de Suchiate (c. 13 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colomba, San Andrés Villa Seca, El Quetzal.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 58 km SW of Champerico, Guatemala.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.3376° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.9713° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 58km SW of Champerico, Guatemala Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-14 21:14:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-14 21:44:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 400 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.831 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 130 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009mim Id of event.
Event Code 20009mim An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009mim, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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